The average ear of corn has 800 kernels, arranged in 16 rows. There is one piece of silk for each kernel. The United States is one of the leading corn producers in the world.
How to Select
Choose ears with green husks, fresh silks and tight kernels.
How to Store
Refrigerate corn with husks on and use within 1-2 days.
How to Prepare
Boil corn for about 7-10 minutes until tender and eat right off the cob! You can also use it fresh, cut off the cob, in many types of salads.
Recipes with this vegetable
A popular dish in the American South! We like this dish for its comforting flavor and typical pantry ingredients.
This healthy casserole is a great week day dinner that is sure to satisfy! It requires only a few ingredients but includes a variety of vegetables and a serving of whole grains.
Corn, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad
This refreshing mixture can be served as a salad, topping or salsa!
Farmers Market Salsa
Make this fresh salsa as spicy as you like! The black beans make for a filling side dish!
Southwestern Black-eyed Pea and Corn Salad
A great source of magnesium, calcium, iron, and fiber, this recipe is perfect for picnics, kid-friendly, and ready in minutes!